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Information about Alzheimer’s Disease for Patients and Families

Alzheimer’s disease is the most common and well-known form of degenerative dementia. By definition, dementia is a syndrome, a cluster of symptoms, of impaired memory and cognition. Dementia is a cognitive disorder that impairs an individual’s memory and ability for reasoning, awareness, and judgment. Cognitive impairment in Alzheimer’s disease may involve disturbance of language (aphasia),… Read More »

Practical issues in using cholinesterase inhibitors

This review of published work combined with clinical experience brings out certain common characteristics among cholinesterase inhibitors: • Gastrointestinal side-effects (nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea, anorexia) are dose-related and transient, avoidable to a great extent by a slower titration up to therapeutic doses (Table Therapeutic closes of cholinesterase inhibitors in clinical use); they may be a limiting… Read More »